8-channel InP OFDM Transmitter PIC with Integrated Optical Fourier Transform

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Gomez Saavedra, Braulio; Kaiser, Ronald; Beyer, Johannes; Rausch, Marko; Gruner, Marko; Fuerst, Walter; Schell, Martin (Fraunhofer-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik, Heinrich Hertz Institut, Einsteinufer 37, 10587 Berlin, Germany)

An InP-based 8-channel 1550 nm OFDM transmitter PICs is demonstrated for the first time. The PIC integrates a 1x8 splitter/combiner, eight TWE Mach-Zehnder IQ modulators, an 8-port AWG, 50 Ω termination resistors, and CPW/CPS transmission line connections/transitions.